Salary Rate
Year
Month
Semimonthly
Week
Day
Hour
Withholding
Salary
1,900 KWD
Social Security
** - 190 KWD
Total tax
- 190 KWD
Net pay
* 1,711 KWD
Marginal tax rate
8.0%
Average tax rate
10.0%
90.0%
Net pay
10.0%
Total tax
Total tax
Net pay
Summary
If you make 22,800 KWD a year living in Kuwait, you will be taxed 2,274 KWD. That means that your net pay will be 20,526 KWD per year, or 1,711 KWD per month. Your average tax rate is 10.0% and your marginal tax rate is 8.0%. This marginal tax rate means that your immediate additional income will be taxed at this rate. For instance, an increase of 100 KWD in your salary will be taxed 8 KWD, hence, your net pay will only increase by 92 KWD.
Bonus Example
A 1,000 KWD bonus will generate an extra 920 KWD of net incomes. A 5,000 KWD bonus will generate an extra 4,600 KWD of net incomes.
NOTE* Deductions are calculated based on the tables of Kuwait, income tax. For simplification purposes some variables (such as marital status and others) have been assumed. This document does not represent legal authority and shall be used for approximation purposes only.

NOTE** Since January 1st, 2015, employee contributions to Kuwait's social security have increased by 2.5%, for a total of 10.5%. After a certain salary cap, the contribution goes back to 8%.